1. Expert Q&A: Benefits - Weds 23 October, 3-4pm

    Our next expert Q&A will be on the topic of benefits. It will be hosted by Lauren from our Knowledge Services team. She'll be answering your questions on Wednesday 23 October between 3-4pm.

    You can either post your question >here< or email them to us at talkingpoint@alzheimers.org.uk and we'll be happy to ask them on your behalf.

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Discussion in 'Dementia-related news and campaigns' started by jimbo 111, Mar 5, 2015.

  1. jimbo 111

    jimbo 111 Registered User

    Jan 23, 2009
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    North Bucks
    Living with Alzheimer's: What is it really like to be diagnosed with early-onset disease
    Depicting early-onset Alzheimer's, the film 'Still Alice' had a profound effect on Joy Watson, who lives with the illness. She tells Kate Hilpern how she's coped with the diagnosis

    There's a wealth of memorable lines in Still Alice, the Julianne Moore vehicle about early-onset Alzheimer's that opens in Britain tomorrow. Such as this one: "'Live in the moment,' I tell myself. 'It's really all I can do'." So says Alice, the esteemed 50-year-old linguistics professor played by Moore, in one of the most poignant scenes in a highly emotional film that follows Alice and her family's journey through diagnosis and beyond. "And that's absolutely how it is," says Joy Watson, who was diagnosed with the disease in her hometown of Eccles, Greater Manchester, two years ago at the age of 55.

    Read more
    http://www.independent.co.uk/life-s...gnosed-with-earlyonset-dementia-10086213.html
     

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